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Ness Battery, Stromness, mess hall mural
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Ness Battery, Stromness, mess hall mural

It's not immediately clear to everyone that the mural inside the Mess Hall at the Ness Battery goes around two and a half walls (lots of 'ooh, I didn't know it went right round' comments were heard during the visit today!). I really liked the play on perspective here, as the picture goes around a right angle.
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Picture added on 28 March 2009
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Wonder who was the Philistine sparky running the conduit.
Added by Willie Watters on 31 March 2009
The Mural would have gone all the way round when a concerte was taking place, the stage screen / curtain (?) had the rest of the mural painted on it if my memory serves me correctly. My father was a seargent in the T.A. after the war and went to Ness Battery for weekend camps. I believe the screen / curtain was stored in the attic above the stage area when not in use?
Added by Lewis Munro on 06 April 2009
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